This is a week-long unit that teaches:
*the three types of PARCC tasks AND
*how to "unpack" or restate the wordy prompts into simple questions (that students will answer in their essay)
*three practice worksheets and answer keys
*test and answer key
*lower-level (multiple choice) test and answer key
*list of 15 sample essay prompts by grade and answers (prompts restated into questions)
Understanding exactly what their essay should be about is half the battle! These resources use prompts from all grades to practice with.
*Note: The sample PARCC prompts are from grades 3-9 and from the Pearson website for practice PARCC tasks.